Category Archives: Business

Exclusive: U.S. watchdog to probe Fed's lax oversight of Wall Street

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. watchdog agency is preparing to investigate whether the Federal Reserve & other regulators are too soft on the banks they are…

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Asian shares set for best week in 5 months, await US jobs data

By Hideyuki Sano & Nichola Saminather TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares looked set on Friday to post their strongest week in five months as global investors returned to riskier assets…

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Wall Street chalks up strongest day in a month

By Noel Randewich (Reuters) – Wall Street enjoyed its strongest session in a month on Tuesday, led by financial & technology stocks after encouraging U.S. factory & construction data suggested…

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U.S. consumer spending gains steam; inflation stirring

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending rose solidly in January & underlying inflation picked up by the most in four years, keeping Federal Reserve interest rate increases…

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Asia shares edge ahead with oil, pound slips

By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited a rush of February industry surveys to take the pulse of the global…

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